Management of Burn Injuries in the Wilderness: Lessons from Low-Resource Settings.

Abstract

Burns are a common source of injuries worldwide, with a high burden of disease in low- and middle-income countries. Burns also account for 2%-8% of wilderness injuries. Although many are minor, the potential for serious morbidity and mortality exists, and standard treatments used in high-resource settings are not readily available in the backcountry. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wem.2016.09.001

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